‘The Man in the High Castle’ Gets Season 3 & New Showrunner
“The Man in the High Castle” kicked off its sophomore season on Dec 16 on Amazon Video and, as expected, its premiere has been praised by critics and viewers. Meanwhile, millions of loyal fans of the dystopian alternative history web television series are wondering whether or not “The Man in the High Castle” will be returning for a next season on Amazon Prime, and if this happens, when should we expect its release date?
Ratings & Statistics
Currently, according to IMDb, “The Man in the High Castle” has a score of 8.0 out of 10 based on approx. 35,000 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of the dystopian web series has an average score of 8.67 out of 10 and a 67% approval rating based on 9 reviews from critics, while the viewers have rated the second season of the series at 4.6 out of 6 with a 86% approval rating based on 129 user votes. The second season of the web series was well received by the audience of Amazon Video, given the fact that they have rated the second series at 4.4 stars out of 5 based on 365 user votes. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, a second series of “The Man in the High Castle” has a score of 67 out of 100 based on 8 reviews from critics, whereas the viewers have rated the second season of the alternative history web television at 7.1 out of 10 based on 12 user ratings.
Recent News & Updates
On Dec 17, 2017, in his interview for Variety, series showrunner Frank Spotnitz hinted that “The Man in the High Castle” Season 3 is (apparently) in production.
Zucker: … I think the intention as we pivot to Season 3, and I think Amazon will be revealing this at some point, we’re going to be organizing ourselves differently so we can carry forward with as much strength out of the gate as possible.
Zucker: But we intend to have in Season 3 a proper showrunner again.
Though we can’t consider this statement as the confirmation of the third season of the series. However, this announcement points us towards the further announcement of renewal.
UPDATE: Fortunately, on Jan 3, 2017, it was announced that Amazon Prime Video has picked up “The Man in the High Castle” for a third season, which premiere is scheduled for 2017. Eric Overmyer has been assigned as showrunner and executive producer for a Season 3 of the web series.
Season 2 Summary
“The Man in the High Castle” Season 2 picks up when after giving Joe the film, Juliana is forced to flee the fury of the Resistance while embarking on a new path to save her home from destruction. Joe confronts his absent father in Berlin, who is not as he seems. Smith wrestles with what to do about his ill son. Frank takes a gamble with his life in a bid to save Ed. Tagomi’s life is turned upside down by his “travel” to an alternative world. The web series is created by Frank Spotnitz, show also serves as executive producer jointly with Ridley Scott, Christian Baute, Isa Dick Hackett, Stewart Mackinnon and Christopher Tricarico.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 3)
“The Man in the High Castle” Season 2 was launched on Friday, December 16, 2016 on Amazon Video, and its debut has garnered very favourable reviews from critics and the target audience. Given the brilliant reception of the second instalment, Amazon Video has confirmed the renewal of the sci-fi thriller for a third season. According to the official announcement, “The Man in the High Castle” Season 3 is set to premiere in 2017. However, Amazon Video has yet to announce a specific release date for a third season.
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